HOUSTON (AP) — The top-ranked Houston Cougars had star Marcus Sasser for just eight minutes Tuesday night before he left with a cut over his eye.
But the Cougars had several young players step up to make up for his loss as they rolled to a 76-42 win over North Florida.
HOUSTON (AP) — Jeremy Peña has long been passionate about helping children with limited resources have access to sports.
In the wake of winning World Series MVP by leading the Houston Astros to their second championship this season, the rookie is using his newfound fame to help do more for those kids.
HOUSTON (AP) _ Integrated Electrical Services Inc. (IESC) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $16.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had profit of 72 cents.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 16 points, including an 18-foot jumper with 1.4 seconds to lift the Los Angeles Clippers to a 119-117 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night in his return from a right ankle sprain.
HOUSTON (AP) — Jalen Green scored 27 points and Kevin Porter Jr. added 24 to lead the Houston Rockets to a 132-123 double-overtime victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night as James Harden struggled through his return from injury.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Justin Verlander agreed to an $86.7 million, two-year contract with the New York Mets on Monday, reuniting the AL Cy Young Award winner with Max Scherzer and giving the team a high-profile replacement for Jacob deGrom.
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden will return Monday night for the Philadelphia 76ers against the Houston Rockets after missing 14 games with a foot injury.
Harden, who spent just more than eight seasons with the Rockets before being traded to Brooklyn in January 2021, last played Nov.
HOUSTON (AP) — It’s unclear what would get Houston’s embarrassing passing game going.
What is clear is Kyle Allen is not the answer.
Allen followed up a terrible season debut last week with an even worse performance Sunday in a 27-14 loss to the Cleveland Browns.
HOUSTON (AP) _ Powell Industries Inc. (POWL) on Monday reported net income of $8.7 million in its fiscal fourth quarter.
The Houston-based company said it had profit of 73 cents per share.
The energy equipment company posted revenue of $162.7 million in the period.
HOUSTON (AP) — An attorney for a man accused of fatally shooting rapper Takeoff last month said Monday that the musician’s death outside a Houston bowling alley was a tragedy but that her client says he's innocent of the crime.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Houston is No. 1 in the NCAA's initial NET rankings, mirroring the AP Top 25.
Houston and Texas remain firmly entrenched atop The Associated Press men's college basketball poll, while preseason No. 1 North Carolina has dropped out entirely after a fourth straight loss.
The Cougars earned 37 of 62 first-place votes in Monday's poll, extending the program's first stay at No.
HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson’s shaky performance wasn’t his biggest problem. Blame a two-year layoff for Watson being rusty.
His refusal to express remorse for alleged behavior that led to an 11-game suspension is more difficult to explain.
Here are the high school football playoff sites and times for the state semifinals, and six-man championships, provided by Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com and distributed by The Associated Press:
HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson didn't play well Sunday in his return after sitting out almost two years.
Cleveland’s defense and special teams ensured the Browns got the win despite his struggles.
HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson signed autographs, posed for selfies, ignored the boos and earned a sloppy win.
Again, he declined to express remorse for behavior that earned him an 11-game suspension.
Louisiana (6-6, Sun Belt) vs Houston (7-5, American Athletic), Dec. 23, 3 p.m. ET
Mississippi (8-4, SEC) vs. Texas Tech (7-5, Big 12), Dec. 28, 9 p.m. ET
Philadelphia 76ers (12-11, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (6-17, 14th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Jalen Green and the Houston Rockets host Tobias Harris and the Philadelphia 76ers in non-conference action.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The high-flying tag for these Houston Cougars means something a little different than it did the last time they were ranked No. 1 nearly 40 years ago.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — J’Wan Roberts scored 15 points, Marcus Sasser added 13 and top-ranked Houston held on to beat Saint Mary’s 53-48 on Saturday night.
The Cougars (8-0) won twice in their first week as the No.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a one-year contract with right-hander Kyle Gibson, adding a veteran arm to their pitching staff ahead of the winter meetings.
A person familiar with the negotiations confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on Saturday night on condition of anonymity because the agreement is pending a physical.
HOUSTON (AP) — A 33-year-old man was arrested on a murder charge in the shooting of rapper Takeoff, who police on Friday said was an “innocent bystander” when he was struck by gunfire outside a Houston bowling alley.
Phoenix Suns (15-7, first in the Western Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (6-17, 15th in the Western Conference)
San Antonio; Sunday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Phoenix visits the San Antonio Spurs after Devin Booker scored 41 points in the Suns' 122-121 loss to the Houston Rockets.
Houston Rockets (6-16, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (12-11, eighth in the Western Conference)
San Francisco; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Warriors -10.5
PHOENIX (AP) — Jalen Green sccored 30 points to jolt the Houston Rockets' offense and even managed to slow down the scorching Devin Booker — at least a little.
The result was a stunning 122-121 victory over the Phoenix Suns that featured a 16-point comeback in the second half and a white-knuckle final possession that included four missed shots for the Suns.
If the NFL had its way, Deshaun Watson wouldn’t be playing this week or anytime this year.
The league wanted to suspend Watson for at least one season over sexual misconduct allegations but settled for 11 games after an independent arbiter initially gave him a six-game ban.
Infowars host Alex Jones filed for personal bankruptcy protection Friday in Texas, citing debts that include nearly $1.5 billion he has been ordered to pay to families who sued him over his conspiracy theories about the Sandy Hook school massacre.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Former Texas and Houston head coach Tom Herman will take over at Florida Atlantic as it heads into its first season in the American Athletic Conference.
The hire comes just days after FAU fired Willie Taggart, who went 15-18 in his three seasons with the Owls.
Josh McCown played quarterback for 12 teams across nearly two decades in the NFL, and learned a different offense almost every season.
He looks forward to sharing his knowledge and experience as a coach.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Kaylynne Truong had 21 points and seven assists, Yvonne Ejim added 19 points and nine rebounds and No. 23 Gonzaga beat Stephen F. Austin 71-59 on Thursday night in a homecoming for the Truong twins.
HOUSTON (AP) — When Deshaun Watson returns to the field Sunday, it will be in the same stadium where he played his last game 700 days ago.
The disgraced quarterback will make his debut for the Cleveland Browns (4-7) against his former team, the Houston Texans (1-9-1), in his return after serving an 11-game NFL suspension for sexual misconduct allegations.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Deshaun Watson didn't address the accusations or reasons behind his time away from the Browns. No discussion. No reflection.
On the verge of his first regular-season game in nearly two years, Watson stayed clear of more controversy.
Houston Rockets (5-16, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (15-6, first in the Western Conference)
Phoenix; Friday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Phoenix plays the Houston Rockets after Devin Booker scored 51 points in the Phoenix Suns' 132-113 victory against the Chicago Bulls.
HOUSTON (AP) — After last year’s deadly Astroworld music festival in Houston, questions were raised about whether there was sufficient coordination and communication among officials, public safety agencies and promoters in planning the event and implementing an emergency response when it turned tragic.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — As Deshaun Watson walked toward his locker, staying behind the sizable media contingent awaiting his first interview in three months, Browns linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah spotted his teammate.
HOUSTON (AP) — A man who has been accused of illegally having a gun at the time that rapper Takeoff was fatally shot last month following a private party at a downtown Houston bowling alley has been charged in connection with the case, authorities said Wednesday.
HOUSTON (AP) — Marcus Sasser scored 25 points, Tramon Mark added 16 and No. 1 Houston routed Norfolk State 100-52 Tuesday night in the Cougars’ first game as the top-ranked team in nearly 40 years.
HOUSTON (AP) — Marcus Sasser scored 25 points, Tramon Mark added 16 points and No. 1 Houston routed Norfolk State 100-52 in the Cougars’ first game as the top-ranked team in nearly 40 years Tuesday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — José Abreu has spent his entire nine-year MLB career with the Chicago White Sox, but Astros owner Jim Crane isn’t worried about how the newly signed first baseman will fit in with his teammates in Houston.
HOUSTON (AP) — With nearly all of the more than two dozen lawsuits filed against Deshaun Watson having been settled, most of the women who accused the Cleveland quarterback of sexual misconduct have no interest in his return to Houston on Sunday and just want to move on with their lives, according to their attorney.
HOUSTON (AP) — José Abreu and the World Series champion Astros agreed to a $58.5 million, three-year contract Monday, adding another powerful bat to Houston's lineup.
Abreu, the 2020 AL MVP, gets $19.5 million in each of the next three seasons.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston officials lifted an order Tuesday that had called for more than 2 million people in the nation's fourth-largest city to boil their tap water before drinking or using it.
The boil order had been in effect since Sunday, when a power outage at a purification plant caused pressure to drop.
Houston Rockets (5-15, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (13-7, second in the Western Conference)
Denver; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Denver comes into a matchup against Houston as winners of three straight games.
SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings for the week of Nov. 21:
Here are the high school football playoff sites and times for the state quarterfinals, provided by Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com and distributed by The Associated Press.
HOUSTON (AP) — More than 2 million people in the Houston area were urged to boil their tap water Monday after a power outage at a purification plant prompted the mayor to initiate a review of what went wrong.
HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson was a star with the Houston Texans. Then he became disgruntled and later disgraced. After sitting out an entire season, he was traded to the Cleveland Browns. There, he has missed most of another as punishment amid sexual misconduct allegations.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans benched Davis Mills for Kyle Allen this week with coach Lovie Smith saying the switch gave them their best chance to win against the Miami Dolphins.
Instead, it led to yet another embarrassing loss in a season full of them to keep the Texans (1-9-1) stuck on just one win.
Make some room, Phi Slama Jama. Another Houston team has reached the top of men's college basketball.
Nearly four decades after Clyde Drexler and Akeem Olajuwon took the Cougars to No. 1, the latest bunch led by Marcus Sasser and star freshman Jarace Walker took over the top spot in the AP Top 25 on Monday.